May Forest  Hero Image

May Forest

May Forest  Image
Park Logo


May Forest does not offer camping or any overnight accommodations at this time. The park is only open for day-use during limited hours.

Clock Logo


Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grounds only.

Admission Logo


Free admission.

Pets Logo


Pets are allowed in most outdoor areas provided they are kept under physical restraint or on a leash not longer than six feet.

May Forest State Park  No Wifi

No Wifi Available

May Forest State Park


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the plan with this property?

The facility will become an event venue with the option to stay overnight.

What is there to do here?

  • Enjoy the stunning views of the Charleston Harbor.
  • Bring the family and enjoy a picnic on the bluff.
  • Relax in the serene environment. 
  • Register for a scheduled tour to hear about the history of the property and what the future holds for one of South Carolina’s new state parks.

Are there any trails?

At this time, we do not have trails, but we are planning to have them in the future.

When will the facility be ready for event rentals?

At this time, we do not have a set date, but continue to check back in the future as we continue work on developing this new state park.

Can we reserve the chapel for wedding?

At this time, we are not taking any reservations for the current facility.

Can we reserve meeting space?

At this time, we are not taking any reservations for the current facility.

Is there Wi-Fi available at May Forest State Park?

At this time, Wi-Fi is not available at the park.

How much is admission to May Forest State Park?

At this time, there is no admission charge to enter the park.

How do I register to attend a tour?

Visit Programs and Events to learn more about registering for scheduled tours.

Are metal detectors allowed?

Metal detectors are not allowed at May Forest State Park.

Can we launch a kayak?

At this time, there is no safe access to launch a kayak.

Can we access the park when gates are closed?

Park is accessible during operational hours, Monday-Friday 8a-5p. 

Where are restrooms located?

Restrooms are located inside main building near chapel.

Where can I find a list of state park rules and regulations?

You can find the South Carolina State Park rules and regulations, along with campground rules and regulations at this link.


Use #SCStateParks and your content could be featured here! You can also upload your photos for us to use across South Carolina State Parks' Marketing by using the Public Uploader and agreeing to the Terms & Conditions.